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Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate Program (DAVA)

The Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate (DAVA) provides comprehensive support services to adult victims of domestic abuse including: crisis intervention, safety planning, help obtaining medical treatment for injuries, information on legal rights and proceedings, referral to military and civilian shelters, and other resources. 53 more words


4 Ways to Fight Violence Against Women as a Volunteer

There are so many of us on this mission, each playing a different and important part. This is a basic overview of some roles you could get involved with, if you’re interested in contributing to the cause to end violence against women. 595 more words


Police as therapist: the inherent risk of unconditional positive regard 

WESTBOROUGH, MA January 12, 2017 Changes in the responsibility for those afflicted with major mental illness must remain in the hands of medical and psychiatric providers who are trained in contemporary diagnosis and treatment models. 1,009 more words

Human Behavior

Don't underestimate the power of addiction.

A few weeks weeks into this year there’s a good chance your resolutions haven’t made it this far The idea that we can change our behaviour as easily as making a new year declaration is an ancient but impractical one. 477 more words


A Tale for Twenty Seventeen

With all the rage about decolonising and stripping all signs of our European past, I am not sure we should speak about colonial history in 2017? 482 more words


Raising the Dead

If you were to ask my sister what she wants most in life, she would likely tell you she would like to raise the dead. Seriously.  835 more words

Clear Lake Chamber teams up to combat sex trafficking

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – Human trafficking can happen anywhere, and interstates like I-35 are hot beds for this type of crime. That’s why the Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with Crisis Intervention. 138 more words